nystatin vaginal (cont.)
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Who should not use nystatin vaginal ()?
Do not use nystatin vaginal if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.
Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
Do not use nystatin vaginal without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use nystatin vaginal ()?
Use nystatin vaginal exactly as directed by your doctor, or follow the directions that accompany the package. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Wash your hands before and after using this medication.
Insert the tablet into the vagina using the applicator as directed.
Use this medication continuously for the prescribed amount of time, even during your menstrual period.
You can use a sanitary napkin to prevent the medication from staining your clothing but do not use a tampon.
If the infection does not clear up after you have finished one course of therapy, or if it appears to get worse, see your doctor. You may have another type of infection.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
Store nystatin vaginal at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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